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Anigozanthos manglesii D.Don subsp. manglesii
Mangles' Kangaroo Paw

Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb, 0.2-1.1 m high. Fl. green&red, Aug to Nov. White, yellow or grey sand, sandy loam.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 21 June 1994

Scientific Description

Leaves flat, 140-610 mm long, 6-13 mm wide; bristles or hairs on the leaf margin absent; hairs on the surface of the leaf absent (leaf surfaces glabrous). Scape present, hairy, 480-770 mm long. Inflorescence subtended by a bract 15-25 mm long, with several flowers; floral bracts 14-20 mm long; pedicels present, 8-14 mm long; flowers 75-80 mm long. Perianth hairy, bilaterally symmetric, distinctly bicoloured, red and green, with six more or less equal tepals, the inner segments 10-11 mm long. Stamens six, in one level; filaments 2-2.5 mm long; anther 8-9 mm long, without an appendage. Style 70-72 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest and Warren IBRA bioregion(s), of the South-west Botanical Province.

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 18 January 2020


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Katanning, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Bayswater, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bunbury, Busselton, Cambridge, Collie, Cranbrook, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gingin, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kwinana, Mandurah, Melville, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Perth, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Toodyay, Wanneroo, Waroona, York.